Ex-Refco Lawyer Hit With 4 More Fraud Charges

Law360, New York (December 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Former Mayer Brown LLP partner Joseph P. Collins has been indicted on new bank fraud charges for his alleged role in the massive fraud that spurred the downfall of brokerage firm Refco Inc, bringing the total number of charges against him to 14.

In the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York added four charges to an 11-count indictment against Collins, who served as principal outside counsel to Refco.

Collins pled...
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